Severance, NY 12872 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 12872: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Severance, NY 12872

  • ZIP Code Type: PO BOX
  • County: Essex County
  • Centroid: Latitude 43.884, Longitude -73.724
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes
  • Businesses Addresses: 1
  • PO Box Addresses: 65
  • Residential Addresses: 1
    • Multi-Family Addresses: 0
    • Single Family Addresses: 1

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Database updated: February 1, 2018, Maps updated: February 1, 2018.

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Severance, NY 12872 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 94
Daytime Population: Workers 44
Daytime Population: Residents 42
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 86
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.91
Population in Households 94
Population in Familes 69
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 8
Diversity Index3 18


Median Household Income $41,461
Average Household Income $64,011
Per Capita Income $27,239


Total Housing Units 253 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 27 (10.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 13 ( 5.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 213 (84.2%)
Median Home Value $178,125
Average Home Value $229,630


Total Households 40
Average Household Size 2.35
Family Households 23
Average Family Size 3
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population -0.71% -0.65%
Households -0.67% -0.51%
Families -1.14% -0.89%
Median Household Income   0.9%
Per Capita Income   2.98%

Severance, NY 12872 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 12872 to the other 1,745 ZIP Codes in New York by rank and percentile using July 1, 2017 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 1659 5th
Population Density # 1699 3rd
Diversity Index # 957 45th
Median Household Income # 1547 11th
Per Capita Income # 1056 40th

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